Mid-Term Getaways – European Destinations for Under £35

Feel like escaping the Durham Bubble? Look no further! See how you can plan a weekend away in Europe for less than the cost of a London rail fare.

Day trip to Edinburgh: going to a different country?

Is Scotland the nation and the United Kingdom merely the political state? Are ‘Scottish’ and ‘British’ mutually exclusive identities? When the train leaves Durham and heads north to Edinburgh, what border am I crossing?